Vassilios Rapanos

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'Mr. Euro' Named New Greek Finance Minister

Yannis Stournaras considered liberal, reform-minded economist

(Newser) - It's "Mr. Euro" to the rescue. Yannis Stournaras, a key figure who helped negotiate Greece's entry into the eurozone, has been named Greece's new finance minister, reports Reuters . Stournaras replaces Vassilis Rapanos, who resigned from the finance minister position due to health reasons just days after... More »

Greece's New Finance Minister Quits

Vassilis Rapanos steps down days after being named to post

(Newser) - It may not be an encouraging sign for Greece's financial affairs, but the country's brand-new finance minister is resigning, Bloomberg reports. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras accepted Vassilis Rapanos' resignation today, according to a text message from the premier’s office. Rapanos had just been named the new minister... More »

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